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Pomatoschistus microps (Common goby)

Synonyms: Gobius laticeps; Gobius microps; Gobius microps microps; Gobius minutus minor; Gobius parnelli; Pomatoschistus microps microps
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Wikipedia Abstract

The common goby (Pomatoschistus microps) is a species of ray-finned fish native to fresh and brackish waters along the Atlantic and Baltic Sea coasts of Europe and northern Africa, with a range stretching from Norway to Morocco and Mauritania. It is also found in the Canary Islands. This species reaches a maximum length of 9 centimetres (3.5 in) TL.
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Attributes

Migration [1]  Amphidromous

Ecoregions

Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Climate Land
Use
Cantabric Coast - Languedoc France, Spain Palearctic Temperate Coastal Rivers    
Central & Western Europe Austria, Belgium, Byelarus, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Poland, Russia, Slovakia, Switzerland, Ukraine, United Kingdom Palearctic Temperate Floodplain River and Wetlands    

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Arcipelago delle Egadi - area marina e terrestre 119270 Italy    
Bae Cemlyn/ Cemlyn Bay 107 Wales, United Kingdom  
Carmarthen Bay and Estuaries/ Bae Caerfyrddin ac Aberoedd 163340 Wales, United Kingdom
Dee Estuary/ Aber Dyfrdwy 39057 England/Wales, United Kingdom
Drigg Coast 3453 England, United Kingdom
Essex Estuaries 114016 England, United Kingdom
Fal and Helford 15785 England, United Kingdom    
Firth of Tay & Eden Estuary 38085 Scotland, United Kingdom
Isle of Portland to Studland Cliffs 3577 England, United Kingdom
Isles of Scilly Complex 66350 England, United Kingdom    
Lyme Bay and Torbay 77215 England, United Kingdom
Morecambe Bay 151985 England, United Kingdom
North Norfolk Coast 7926 England, United Kingdom  
Obain Loch Euphoirt 861 Scotland, United Kingdom
Pembrokeshire Marine/ Sir Benfro Forol 341177 Wales, United Kingdom  
Pen Llyn a`r Sarnau/ Lleyn Peninsula and the Sarnau 360832 Wales, United Kingdom
Plymouth Sound and Estuaries 15820 England, United Kingdom
Reserva de la Biosfera de Urdaibai Biosphere Reserve V 1777 Spain  
River Wye/ Afon Gwy 5523 England/Wales, United Kingdom  
S'Albufera de Mallorca 5276 Spain    
Saltfleetby–Theddlethorpe Dunes and Gibraltar Point 2373 England, United Kingdom  
Severn Estuary/ Môr Hafren 182155 England/Wales, United Kingdom
Solent Maritime 27985 England, United Kingdom
Solway Firth 107829 England/Scotland, United Kingdom
South Uist Machair 8482 Scotland, United Kingdom
South Wight Maritime 49082 England, United Kingdom
The Broads 14554 England, United Kingdom  
The Wash and North Norfolk Coast 266284 England, United Kingdom
Tintagel–Marsland–Clovelly Coast 6004 England, United Kingdom  
Waddensea of Schleswig-Holstein Biosphere Reserve 724639 Germany
Wolin i Uznam 76089 Poland    
Y Fenai a Bae Conwy/ Menai Strait and Conwy Bay 65440 Wales, United Kingdom  
Zatoka Pucka i Pólwysep Helski 66334 Poland    

Ecosystems

Prey / Diet

Arenicola marina (arénicole)[2]
Bathyporeia pilosa[3]
Carcinus maenas (green crab)[4]
Chydorus sphaericus[2]
Corophium arenarium[4]
Corophium volutator (mud shrimp)[4]
Corycaeus anglicus[2]
Crangon crangon (common shrimp)[3]
Eurydice pulchra (gewone pissebed)[3]
Eurytemora affinis[2]
Fabricia stellaris[3]
Hediste diversicolor (veelkleurige zeeduizendpoot)[4]
Heteromastus filiformis (draadworm)[4]
Jaera albifrons[2]
Lanice conchilega (schelpkokerworm)[4]
Manayunkia aestuarina (Manjunkja)[2]
Mytilus edulis (Blue mussel)[2]
Neomysis integer[2]
Pomatoschistus microps (Common goby)[2]
Pomatoschistus minutus (freckled goby)[2]
Praunus flexuosus (chameleon shrimp)[3]
Pseudocalanus elongatus[2]
Pygospio elegans[4]
Scoloplos armiger (wapenworm)[4]
Semibalanus balanoides (Barnacle)[2]
Tharyx killariensis[4]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Anas platyrhynchos (Mallard)3
Anguilla anguilla (River eel)1
Aphanius iberus (Spanish Toothcarp)1
Bothus podas (Wide-eyed flounder)1
Calidris alpina (Dunlin)5
Calidris pusilla (Semipalmated Sandpiper)1
Carcinus maenas (green crab)3
Chroicocephalus ridibundus (Common Black-headed Gull)3
Ciliata mustela (Rockling)1
Crangon crangon (common shrimp)4
Ctenolabrus rupestris (Rock cook)1
Delphinus delphis (Short-beaked Saddleback Dolphin)1
Gadus morhua (rock cod)3
Gobius niger (Black goby)1
Haematopus ostralegus (Eurasian Oystercatcher)1
Hediste diversicolor (veelkleurige zeeduizendpoot)1
Hydrobates pelagicus (European Storm-Petrel)1
Larus argentatus (Herring Gull)3
Larus canus (Mew Gull)2
Lepidorhombus boscii (Whiff)1
Leucoraja naevus (Cuckoo ray)1
Limosa lapponica (Bar-tailed Godwit)3
Limosa limosa (Black-tailed Godwit)1
Merlangius merlangus (Whiting)2
Mullus barbatus (red mullet)1
Mullus surmuletus (Red mullet)1
Myoxocephalus scorpius (Short-spined sea scorpion)3
Numenius arquata (Eurasian Curlew)1
Octopus vulgaris (common octopus)1
Pagellus acarne (Spanish seabream)1
Platalea leucorodia (Eurasian Spoonbill)1
Platichthys flesus (North Atlantic flounder)2
Pleuronectes platessa (European plaice)5
Pomadasys incisus (Bastard grunt)1
Pomatoschistus minutus (freckled goby)7
Raja brachyura (Blond ray)1
Raja clavata (Roker)1
Raja montagui (Homelyn ray)2
Recurvirostra avosetta (Pied Avocet)2
Rhinobatos rhinobatos (Mediterranean longnose)1
Scorpaena porcus (Black scorpion fish)1
Somateria mollissima (Common Eider)2
Tadorna tadorna (Common Shelduck)2
Trisopterus capelanus (Poor cod)1

Predators

Alosa fallax (Twaite shad)[2]
Ardea cinerea (Grey Heron)[2]
Gymnocephalus cernua (Ruffe)[2]
Merlangius merlangus (Whiting)[4]
Myoxocephalus scorpius (Short-spined sea scorpion)[2]
Phalacrocorax carbo (Great Cormorant)[2]
Platichthys flesus (North Atlantic flounder)[2]
Podocotyle staffordi[2]
Pollachius virens (Sillock)[2]
Pomatoschistus microps (Common goby)[2]
Solea senegalensis (Senegalese sole)[2]
Trachurus trachurus (Scad)[2]
Trisopterus minutus (poor cod)[2]

Providers

Mutual (symbiont) 
Gymnophallus choledochus[2]
Gymnophallus somateriae[2]
Himasthla continua[2]
Himasthla elongata[2]
Lacunovermis macomae[2]
Levinseniella brachysoma[2]
Maritrema subdolum[2]
Monorchis parvus[2]
Parvatrema minutum[2]
Profilicollis botulus[2]
Psilostomum brevicolle[2]
Renicola roscovita[2]
Sacculina carcini[2]
Parasite of 
Acanthostomum balthicum[2]
Anisakis simplex[2]
Apatemon gracilis[2]
Aphalloides coelomicola[2]
Asymphylodora demeli[2]
Bothriocephalus scorpii[2]
Bucephalus haimeanus[2]
Bucephalus minimus[2]
Cardiocephalus longicollis[2]
Cryptocotyle concava[2]
Cryptocotyle jejuna[2]
Cryptocotyle lingua[2]
Diplostomum spathaceum[2]
Gyrodactylus arcuatus[2]
Gyrodactylus branchialis[2]
Gyrodactylus bubyri[2]
Gyrodactylus harengi[2]
Gyrodactylus micropsi[2]
Gyrodactylus rugiensis[2]
Hemiurus communis[2]
Lecithaster gibbosus[2]
Lecithochirium musculus[2]
Magnibursatus caudofilamentosa[2]
Microphallus claviformes[2]
Podocotyle atomon[2]
Pomphorhynchus laevis[2]
Proteocephalus percae[2]
Schistocephalus solidus[2]
Telosentis exiguus[2]
Timoniella imbutiforme[2]
Tylodelphys podicipina[2]
Zoogonoides viviparus[2]

Consumers

Parasitized by 
Acanthostomum balthicum[5]
Anisakis simplex[5]
Apatemon cobitidis <Unverified Name>[5]
Apatemon gracilis[5]
Aphalloides coelomicola[5]
Aphalloides timmi <Unverified Name>[5]
Ascarophis arctica <Unverified Name>[5]
Asymphylodora demeli[5]
Bothriocephalus scorpii[5]
Brachyphallus crenatus[5]
Brachyphallus musculus <Unverified Name>[5]
Bucephalus haimeanus[5]
Bucephalus minimus[5]
Cardiocephalus longicollis[5]
Cosmocephalus obvelatus <Unverified Name>[5]
Cryptocotyle concava[5]
Cryptocotyle lingua[5]
Cucullanus heterochrous <Unverified Name>[5]
Diplostomum spathaceum[5]
Echinorhynchus gadi[5]
Gyrodactylus arcuatus[5]
Gyrodactylus branchialis[5]
Gyrodactylus bubyri[5]
Gyrodactylus harengi[5]
Gyrodactylus micropsi[5]
Gyrodactylus rugiensis[5]
Hemiurus communis[5]
Hysterothylacium auctum <Unverified Name>[5]
Lecithaster gibbosus[5]
Magnibursatus caudofilamentosa[5]
Microphallus claviformes[5]
Neoechinorhynchus rutili[5]
Podocotyle atomon[5]
Pomphorhynchus laevis[5]
Proteocephalus gobiorum <Unverified Name>[5]
Proteocephalus percae[5]
Raphidascaris acus <Unverified Name>[5]
Schistocephalus solidus[5]
Telosentis exiguus[5]
Tetracotyle encephali <Unverified Name>[5]
Timoniella imbutiforme[5]
Tylodelphys podicipina[5]
Zoogonoides viviparus[5]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

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Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Artis Zoo
Universeum Science Center

Distribution

Atlantic Ocean; Atlantic, Eastern Central; Atlantic, Northeast; Baltic Sea; Celtic-Biscay Shelf; Denmark; Eastern Atlantic: Norway to Morocco, including Baltic Sea (to southern Portugal) (Ref. 4696) and western Mediterranean. Also in Mauritania and the Canary Islands.; England and Wales (UK); Estonia; Europe - Inland waters; Finland; Former USSR - Inland waters; France; Galician Shelf; Germany, Fed. Rep.; Iberian Coastal; Isle of Man; Latvia; Lithuania; Mediterranean Sea; Mediterranean and Black Sea; Netherlands; North Sea; Norway; Norwegian Sea; Palearctic; Poland; Portugal; Russian Federation; Spain; Sweden; United Kingdom;

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Citations

Attributes / relations provided by 1Myers, P., R. Espinosa, C. S. Parr, T. Jones, G. S. Hammond, and T. A. Dewey. 2006. The Animal Diversity Web (online). Accessed February 01, 2010 at animaldiversity.org 2Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics. 3Trophodynamics in a Shallow Lagoon off Northwestern Europe (Culbin Sands, Moray Firth): Spatial and Temporal Variability of Epibenthic Communities, Their Diets, and Consumption Efficiency, Vanda Mariyam Mendonça, David George Raffaelli, Peter R. Boyle, and Chas Emes, Zoological Studies 48(2): 196-214 (2009) 4Energy flow of a boreal intertidal ecosystem, the Sylt-Rømø Bight, Dan Baird, Harald Asmus, Ragnhild Asmus, Mar Ecol Prog Ser 279: 45–61, 2004 5Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER
Protected Areas provided by Natura 2000, UK data: © Crown copyright and database right [2010] All rights reserved. Ordnance Survey Licence number 100017955 GBIF Global Biodiversity Information Facility Biological Inventories of the World's Protected Areas in cooperation between the Information Center for the Environment at the University of California, Davis and numerous collaborators.
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